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Michael Silverman

Michael Silverman is a sports business reporter at the Boston Globe. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Silverman co-wrote Pedro Martinez’ memoir and covered the Red Sox for the Boston Herald between 1995 and 2019.

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Minor League Baseball as we know it may be gone

By , Globe Staff

With 160 teams to go without a minor league season, bankruptcy, foreclosures, and asset transfers may be on the horizon.

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Baseball’s minor leagues left staring at unanswerable questions about the future

By , Globe Staff

With the season canceled, the focus turns to negotiations with MLB on a new PBA, and how the pandemic will affect all of that.

Minor League Baseball’s 2020 season is officially canceled

By , Globe Staff

MLB made official what had been expected, and the president of MiLB called it "a sad day for many."

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MLB, players agree to resume season; players to report on July 1

By , Globe Staff

The 2020 baseball season finally became a go on Tuesday night, its launch date scheduled for July 23 or 24, its payload unusually light at 60 games.